Manager, Prevention (PrEP, Partner Services, and Self-Testing)

  • 444 North Capitol St NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time

Company Description

NASTAD (National Alliance of State & Territorial AIDS Directors) is a leading non-partisan non-profit association that represents public health officials who administer HIV and hepatitis programs in the U.S. Our singular mission is to end the intersecting epidemics of HIV, viral hepatitis, and related conditions. We do this work by strengthening domestic and global governmental public health through advocacy, capacity building, and social justice. 

Each of NASTAD's six programmatic teams - Health Care Access, Health Systems Integration, Drug User Health, Hepatitis, Health Equity, and Prevention - interpret and influence policies, conduct trainings, offer technical assistance, and provide advocacy mobilization for U.S. health departments and ministries of health around the world to improve health outcomes for people living with HIV and viral hepatitis. 

NASTAD serves as the CDC National Technical Assistance Provider and the HRSA Systems Coordination Provider (SCP), as part of the Ending the HIV Epidemic: A Plan for America (EHE) initiative. As part of this work, NASTAD develops tools and resources to assist EHE Phase I HIV prevention programs and RWHAP Part A and B grantees by improving coordination across EHE stakeholders and health systems. 

Job Description

The Manager, Prevention, a full-time position, provides subject matter expertise on topics surrounding increasing PrEP access, such as access to self-testing technologies and partner services. The Manager will support NASTAD’s PrEP Access portfolio and lead the execution of NASTAD’s technical assistance (TA) and CBA activities in these areas, co-leading projects in close collaboration with consultants and NASTAD colleagues.

 

Essential Duties

-        Deliver TA to health departments and CBOs in the southern U.S. and Phase 1 EHE jurisdictions to advance efforts related to integrated HIV prevention activities (with a focus on PrEP access, Partner Services, and self-testing access).

-        Provide facilitation and logistics support to convene health department staff through virtual and in-person meetings (once it is safe to do so), including the development, implementation, and facilitation of TA/CBA workshops/institutes on topics such as, PrEP promotion among Disease Intervention Specialists (DIS), increasing PrEP access among priority populations (e.g., people who use drugs), and promoting and accessing self-testing services.

-        Collaborate with internal and external partners on self-testing initiatives.

-        Assist with NASTAD’s upcoming Partner Services learning collaborative.

-        Manage NASTAD’s PrEP Access Newsletter.

-        Contribute to project monitoring, reporting, evaluation, and learning activities.

-        Maintain strong working relationships with key external partners and participate in inter-agency meetings to advance TA activities and deliverables.

-        Attend ongoing supervision, team, and organizational meetings.

-        Participate in teambuilding, leadership, and professional development opportunities.

-        Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Experience/Education 

  • Bachelor’s degree OR any equivalent combination of training, education, and lived experience that demonstrates the candidate’s ability to perform the position’s duties. 
  • At least 6 years of progressively responsible work experience related to public health, health equity, or US health care systems. 
  • Experience working in governmental public health, particularly within Partner Services or Prevention programs. DIS experience is strongly preferred.
  • Experience providing TA for health department staff and/or CBOs is strongly preferred. 

·        Experience working effectively across functional teams.

Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities 

  • Understanding of health equity and a commitment to incorporating social justice concepts in public health programming. 

·        Strong interest in systems-level interventions, addressing social determinants of health, coalition-building, and working with diverse groups that have been historically underrepresented in prevention services.

·        Interest in supporting health departments expand PrEP access to priority populations disproportionately accessing PrEP, such as: People who use drugs, Black, Brown, Indigenous, People of Color (BBIPOC) communities, youth and young adults, and women.

·        Experience working with diverse populations, including youth and young adults.

Priority Areas of Expertise

·        Demonstrated conceptual understanding of partner services and ways to promote prevention strategies among DIS.

·        Ability to lead and coordinate activities with internal and external partners.

Additional Information

Environment and Scheduling

  • This is a full-time position with a salary range of  $61,200 - $64,800 per year
  • Interest in working with a national HIV and viral hepatitis public health organization.
  • Interest in working within a diverse environment.
  • Willing to travel as needed.
  • Remote work is possible.

We encourage people of diverse ages, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions, disabilities, religions, races, ethnicities, socioeconomic statuses, work, and life experiences to apply. We recognize that to accelerate the end of the HIV and hepatitis epidemics, our workforce must be representative of groups that have been disproportionately impacted.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.